My Relationship With Helen Reddy ~ by Katrina Curtiss 9/30/2020

When I was 15, finally getting my hands on a long desired guitar, everyone was surprised that I could also sing. How this came about was thanks to a guitar teacher who insisted that I sing along with the songs he was teaching me. Me, not knowing better and out…

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To Gig Or Not To Gig? That Is The Question ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/14/2020

To Gig Or Not To Gig? That Is The Question ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/14/2020
StreetFareSA Live Gig

To Gig or Not to Gig ~ Feeling Untethered In A World Of Uncertainty I played a gig last night, the first one since COVID-19 came to town. I hesitated taking it, but the venue is an open air space, outside, lots of fresh, circulating air. Minding that I’m a…

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How To Find A Good Teacher (Call me ~ Ego aside, read on)

A friend asked me if 50 is too old to learn to play the guitar, a question that comes up from time to time. The answer is no. In my humble opinion, you're never too old. Anyone can learn to play, age is not the determining factor; commitment and passion…

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From Floor To Celine ~ Concert Review

Last night thousands of us witnessed magic at The San Antonio, AT & T Center. We went on an emotional rollercoaster ride on the wings of Celine Dion. The result, I feel changed, drained and emotionally rearranged. Recently, I’ve started going to concerts again, giving way to my struggle with paying…

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A Musician’s Concert Experience

This past Wednesday, I went to the Cher Concert at The AT & T Center. I’m not much for concerts, as I was a radio DJ for 23 years and went to a lot of shows for free. It was the concert promoter’s way of promoting the concert; I’d promote…

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Lasagna Won’t Pay The Bills

  Recently a friend tried to help me get a gig, she said the restaurant owner wanted to meet me and chat. His place is just up the street, so I thought, why not? We met, he was busy and asked me to come back in a couple days and…

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I know who you are, I know what you do, this Ben Franklin is just for you.

I was setting up to host a Kid's Open Mic when a guy walked up and said, "I know who you are and I know what you do..." I quickly scanned my brain trying to find a reference, when he said. "It's about what you do for kids and music,…

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